MEET SOCIETY'S CHALLENGES HEAD-ON.

EARN A CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEGREE ONLINE.

 

Smart financing

We offer Capella Progress Rewards—scholarships for eligible new students—including $5K for a BS in Criminal Justice, $3K for an MS in Criminal Justice, or $5K for a PhD in Criminal Justice. The best part is, it doesn't need to be repaid.

THE MOST DIRECT PATH
TO YOUR GOALS


Apply your work experience, transfer credits, and previous learning, including a Peace Officer Standards and Training credential, and you may save time and money toward your criminal justice degree. New students can also benefit from a 10–15 percent military discount and scholarship opportunities for select degree programs.

PROFESSIONALLY ALIGNED



Our criminal justice doctoral, master's, and bachelor's programs combine the skills, knowledge, and practical experiences that employers value. In addition, Capella holds over 600 partnerships with recognized institutions and world-class organizations, including the United States Secret Service and the National Sheriffs’ Association.

REAL-WORLD LEARNING




The public safety field is broad—it touches on everything from corrections and criminology to public safety and law enforcement. Our unique simulation tool will allow you to take on real-world criminal justice challenges and display leadership skills in a controlled environment. You'll explore a wide range of topics and gain hands-on skills as you pursue your criminal justice degree.

Criminal Justice Program Offerings

  • PhD in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Concentrations:

  • Master's/Doctoral
    • Continuity Management
    • Corrections
    • Criminology
    • Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR)
    • Higher Education
    • Human Resource Management
    • Project Management
  • Bachelor's
    • Addictions
    • Corrections
    • Emergency Management
    • Forensic Psychology
    • Law Enforcement Leadership

Related Public Service Program Offerings

Emergency Management

  • Master's/Doctoral
    • Doctor of Emergency Management
    • PhD in Emergency Management
    • MS in Emergency Management

Public Administration

  • Master's/Doctoral
    • Doctor of Public Administration
    • Master of Public Administration

Professionally Aligned